Below are links to all of the reviews of petrol lawnmowers that can discharge grass cuttings to the rear without needing the grass box to be present that we've looked at. To narrow down the selection by manufacturer, garden size, lawnmower type or any other specific feature please click on one of the links in the Lawnmower Feature Finder to the right.

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McCulloch M40-450C

McCulloch M40-450C petrol lawnmower

McCulloch M40-450C petrol lawnmower

PRO‘s: For what you get, it’s a bargain!

CON‘s: Not as robust as more expensive mowers

VERDICT: An excellent alternative to the more expensive models

OUR RATING ★★★★☆ 

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Rhyas GT22SP

Rhyas GT22SP 22 inch self propelled lawn mower

Rhyas GT22SP 22 inch self propelled lawn mower

PRO‘s: Well built, good finish, for the price it’s hard to beat

CON‘s: No dealer network so returning for warranty issues could be expensive

VERDICT: If you need a large mower and have a limited budget this is the one to get

OUR RATING ★★★★☆ 

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Mountfield SP414

Mountfield SP414 petrol lawnmower

Mountfield SP414 petrol lawnmower

PRO’s: Lightweight and nimble, self-propelled, excellent finish

CON’s: Cutting height adjustment could be slightly easier

VERDICT: An excellent mower for small to medium sized gardens or big ones where space is tight.  Buy it !

OUR RATING ★★★★★ 

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Hayter Spirit 41

Hayter Spirit 41 petrol lawnmower

Hayter Spirit 41 petrol lawnmower

PRO’s: excellent cut, relatively light weight, 7 cutting heights

CON’s: filling with fuel takes a little practice

VERDICT: an excellent alternative to the more expensive models

OUR RATING ★★★★☆ 

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Mountfield SP555

Mountfield SP555 self propelled petrol lawnmower

Mountfield SP555 self propelled petrol lawnmower

PRO’s: Excellent cut, lightweight, really fills grass bag to the brim.  Good warranty

CON’s: Handle height adjustment is clunky

VERDICT: An excellent alternative to the Honda models

OUR RATING ★★★★☆ 

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Al Ko 520BR Premium

Al-Ko 520BR Premium Petrol Lawnmower

Al-Ko 520BR Premium Petrol Lawnmower

PRO’s: one of the best grass boxes. Collects mulches and discharges to rear or side

CON’s: lowest cutting height not as low as others

VERDICT: Heavier than average but an excellent choice for rougher lawns

OUR RATING ★★★★☆ 

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